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. >> we cannot keep on spending money we do not have. >> in libya, ragtag forces hand on. should the u.s. intervene? and npr's shoots itself in the foot again. >> it is time to push bird bird out of the nest. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday just as we are getting the details on the earthquake and to none in japan. we do not have a lot to add except that modern science and technology have enabled officials in hawaii and the west coast of the u.s. to warn residents well in advance. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond quickly to events in the pacific with humanitarian relief. beyond that, there is not much we can say at this point. the program is "inside wash.." it has been a long while since a congressional hearing has built up so much advanced + -- publicity, 7 negative. this was on home ground terrorism. ever since the announcement hearings, peter king had been accused of being a latter day joe mccarthy, but he refused to back down. >> to back them would be a craven surrender to political practice and an abdication of what i believe is
, a former nato ambassador said, we need the u.s. to come back in because you guys have more money, you have more of this weaponry and pleaps sitting there already paid for. that's probably where the biggest crunch will come. gwen: we'll be watching for all of this. i get the feeling we'll be talking about libya and syria and yemen for the next several weeks. thank you all very much. the conversation ends here, but it continues online. check out the "washington week" webcast extra for more. really good stuff. you can find us at pbs.org. and keep up with daily developments over at the pbs "newshour," on air and online. well see you right here, around the table, next week on "washington week." good night. gwen: down load our weekly podcast and take us with you. it's the "washington week" podcast at "washington week" online at pbs.org. >> funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875, we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years, from insurance to investment m
. it 20-year-old u.s. marine corps lance corporal matthew snyder died in iraq, non-combat related. and 2006 as friends and family were bearing the marine members of the westboro baptist church of topeka kansas showed up to inform the world that his dad was god's punishment for this nation's tolerance of homosexuality. it held up signs that said, thank god for dead soldiers, and god hates the u.s.a. and thank god for 9/11. the core cause father sued members of the church, for among other things, at inflicting emotional distress. the jury awarded him $11 million and reduced, but the appeals court threw out the verdict and this week the supreme court ruled 8-1 that as hateful as the speech was, it is nevertheless predicted by the first amendment. as "the wall street journal" put it the other day, even jerks are protected by the first amendment. do you agree? >> the court agreed. remember the word and that the? -- empathy. you have candidate for mr. snyder but the course job is not necessarily to have empathy, but to say what the rules are that govern the country. essentially what the
the population. that is the minimalist position. the u.s. as a separate -- i don't know if they used the word "objective," but it is clear that he has to go. our national interest is that he go, because as evan said, if he doesn't, we will have problems at home, we will have lost. the problem is that obama has hitched himself to the un, this multilateralism, so that we are constrained to go for what the u.n. and the international community wants, which is much, much less than what the u.s. wants and needs. >> what if gaddafi doesn't go? peggy noonan, writing in "the wall street journal" this week, "what are we for? two of the fort was a glow wjla.co -- who are we 4?" >> lets it get back to the objective of getting rid of gaddafi. setting out to kill him or defeat them -- you could say we have an axis of evil in the countries. you didn't go-- to war against korea because of the axis of evil. or when reagan talks about the evil empire, clearly an enemy. we did not go to war -- >> but this is different. if you go to kill the king, you have to kill the king. if you leave them in place, what you h
. should the u.s. intervene? and national public radio shoots itself in the foot again. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday as we are getting the details on the earthquake and tsunami in japan. we do not have a lot to add other than modern science and technology has allowed scientists on the west coast and in hawaii to warn residents that the tsunami was coming. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond to events in the pacific with the military relief. the program is called "inside wash.." let me begin in washington. it has been a long while since congressional hearings have brought up so much publicity, much of it negative. this one was about homegrown terrorism with emphasis on home run muslims. ever since he announced the hearings, peter king has been accused of being a latter-day joan mcnerney, but he refused to back down. >> to back them would be an abdication of what i believe should be the main responsibility of this committee, to protect america from a terrorist attack. >> when you assign their violent actions to the entire community,
the population. that is the minimalist position. but the u.s. -- i don't know if the administration has used the word "objective," but the president has said he has to go. our national interest is that he go, because, as evan said, if he doesn't, we will have problems at home, we will have lost. the problem is that obama has hitched himself to the u.n., this multilateralism, so that we are constrained to go for what the u.n. and international community wants, which is much, much less than what the u.s. wants and needs. >> what if gaddafi doesn't go? peggy noonan in "the wall street journal" writes that we know what we are against, gaddafi. who are we for? >> is one of thing to take the position that he had to go or he should go or must go, and to set out to kill him or d.v.m.. just as you can say -- or defeat him. just as you can say we have an axis of evil in three countries and you oppose those countries, but we did not go to war with korea because it is part of the axis of evil. or when reagan talks about the evil empire, clearly an empire, but yet we did -- >> but this is different. if y
.ncicap.org-- >> this one makes your blood boil, makes my blood boil. the 20-year-old u.s. marine lance corporal matthew snynyder died in iraq, non-combat. in 2006 as friends and family were bearing the young marine, members of the westboro baptist church of tobacco, kansas,s, showed up to inform the world that the lance corporal debt w g's punishme for this nation's tolerance of homosexuality. they held up signs called thank god fofor dead soldiers, god has the usa, thank god for 9/11. his father sued the members of the church for, among other things, emotional distress. a jurur awarded him $11 million, reduced of 5 million and in heels scored three of the verdict and this week the supreme cot ruled 8-1 that as hurtful the speechas, it is nevertheless protected by the first amendment. as "the wall street journal" put it the other day, even jerks are protected by the first amendment. did you agree? >> the court agree remember the word empathy? you have empathy for mr. snyder t the court to job is not necessarily to have empathy, it is to say what the rules are that govern the country. essentially what t
next. >> this one makes your blood boil, makes my blood boil and wood. 20-year-old u.s. marine corps lance corporal matthew snyder died in iraq, non-combat related. in 2006 when friends and family were bearing him, members of the westboro baptist church of topeka, kansas, showed up to inform the world that the lambs " was that was god's punishment for this nation's tolerance for homosexual. they held up signs that said, thank god for dead soldiers. thank god for 9/11. corporal snyder's father sued the church for inflicting emotional distress, among other things. a baltimore jury awarded him $11 million, later reduced to five and an appeals court threw out the verdict and this week the supreme court ruled 8-1 has heard all as the speech was, it was another last protected by the first amendment. as "the wall street journal" put it the other day, even jurors are protected by the first amendment. did you agree, nina question of >> the occurred agreed. remember the word empathy? you have empathy for mr. snyder, but the court's job is not necessarily to have empathy but to say what the rul
with a harbor and iran has claimed it away iraq claimed to wait -- kuwait. >> there is concern in the u.s. that a similar accident could occur here. >> i would not take anything like that at face value. >> that is democratic congressman henry waxman of california. he is reacting to a question of whether nuclear reactors are safe. he says he cannot answer that question, nobody can. everybody looks at this says there is -- every time you look at this there is more threat of nuclear contamination. american officials were questioning whether the japanese were entirely forthcoming, whether they had understated the seriousness of the situation. what is the potential for similar nuclear disaster in the united states? there is talk of a nuclear resurgence in this country. is this going to put an end to that, colby? >> japan was hit with a triple when he, at the earthquake, tsunami, and -- a triple whammy, the earthquake, tsunami, and at the nuclear disaster. we have to worry about what would happen with some of these plants on the fal -- fault lines, particularly in new york and san francisco. si
is much, much less than what the u.s. wants and needs. >> what if gaddafi does not go? peggy noonan in "the wall street journal closed with a speech rights that we "know what we are against. -- "the wall l street journal" this week rights tha we know what we are against, where we for? >> to set out to kill himim and defeat him just as you could say that we have an ax is the people of three countries, and you oppose those countries -- axis of el of two countries and you oppose those factors, but you did not go to war with korea becauause it was in the access of evil, or when reagan talks about the evil empir clearly an enemy, but we did not go to war -- >> but this is different. if youto go ill the king, you kill the kining. if you leave him in place, what you have? it partitioned, east and west libya, and for 12 years -- >> we have been at this thing for two days. -- we have at this thing for a few days did what they are doing is degrading, as i follow it his military. >> we uld easily get a stalemate. i don't think it is as likely as gaddafi controls as capital -- >> c continue to
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